'Karl Foerster' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Museo Giardino della Rosa Antica
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Spinosissima.Registration name: Karl Förster
White or white blend. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 2.75". Double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Upright. Light green, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.
Height of up to 6' 7" (up to 200 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Very vigorous.
The Swedish Rose Society recommends Karl Förster for northern Sweden.
August Jäger states Frau Karl Druschki as the pollen parent.